Entries in 'xbox live' (61)

New Xbox Live TOU signs away Microsoft's right to share info with partners

New Xbox Live TOU signs away Microsoft's right to share info with partners

Microsoft has confirmed some changes to its Xbox Live Terms Of Use that seem to enable data sharing with commercial partners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 11:29AM in News
Microsoft reports record Q1 revenue

Microsoft reports record Q1 revenue

Microsoft has posted its first quarter financial results, reporting record revenue numbers for the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 25th 2013 at 6:02AM in News
Digital version of Grand Theft Auto V arrives on Xbox Live Games On Demand

Digital version of Grand Theft Auto V arrives on Xbox Live Games On Demand

Xbox 360 owners are now able to buy a digital version of Grand Theft Auto V via Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 2:45PM in News
Games With Gold to stick around on Xbox 360

Games With Gold to stick around on Xbox 360

The once limited-time Games With Gold offer on Xbox 360 is to remain a permanent feature.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 12:27PM in News

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Coinstar machines to start dishing out Xbox Live codes

Coinstar machines to start dishing out Xbox Live codes

Gamers will soon be able to convert all their loose change into Xbox Live credit in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2013 at 2:58PM in News
NPD: More US console gamers play online through Xbox 360 than PS3

NPD: More US console gamers play online through Xbox 360 than PS3

The NPD Group has released its 2013 Online Gaming Report, which finds that nearly 50 per cent more console gamers use the Xbox 360 for playing online than the PS3.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2013 at 4:04AM in News
Microsoft unlocks Xbox Live Gold for Grand Theft Auto Online

Microsoft unlocks Xbox Live Gold for Grand Theft Auto Online

Non-paying members of Xbox Live will this weekend be able to access all the benefits normally reserved for paying Gold members.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 9:23AM in News
Xbox Fitness offered free to Xbox Live Gold members

Xbox Fitness offered free to Xbox Live Gold members

Microsoft has revealed a new piece of fitness software that will be free for Xbox Live Gold members.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:58AM in News

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No YouTube Xbox One clip sharing at launch

No YouTube Xbox One clip sharing at launch

The Xbox One will not allow users to share their gameplay recordings on YouTube until some time next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 3:16PM in News
42% of Xbox Live users watch 30 hours of video each month

42% of Xbox Live users watch 30 hours of video each month

Nearly half of all Xbox Live subscribers average an hour a day or more watching video content, Microsoft has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 20th 2013 at 6:55AM in News
Microsoft re-launches Xbox Live Rewards

Microsoft re-launches Xbox Live Rewards

The ditching of Microsoft Points has led to a re-launch for Microsoft’s Xbox Live Rewards offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2013 at 3:35PM in News
Bethesda wants to liberate Elder Scrolls Online from Xbox Live paywall

Bethesda wants to liberate Elder Scrolls Online from Xbox Live paywall

The Elder Scrolls Online should be available to all Xbox One owners, even if they don’t subscribe to Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 2:48PM in News

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Microsoft Points RIP - Xbox Live update kills off digital currency

Microsoft Points RIP - Xbox Live update kills off digital currency

As of today all purchases made on Xbox Live will be conducted in real currencies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 1:28PM in News
Blake's 7 to be revived as Xbox exclusive

Blake's 7 to be revived as Xbox exclusive

The Financial Times reports today that Microsoft has replaced the sci-fi dedicated channel Syfy as the backer of a rebooted Blake’s 7.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 15th 2013 at 4:29PM in News
Xbox Live Gold Family Packs to be replaced by individual accounts

Xbox Live Gold Family Packs to be replaced by individual accounts

Microsoft is doing away with the Family Pack subscription for Xbox Live Gold, and plans to convert any family accounts to individual ones from the end of the month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 12th 2013 at 10:49AM in News
Xbox One Game DVR limited to Xbox Gold members

Xbox One Game DVR limited to Xbox Gold members

The ability to record and upload game footage on Xbox One will only be available to paying subscribers of Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 9:59AM in News

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Xbox avatars going HD; 360 and One games to have separate Achievements

Xbox avatars going HD; 360 and One games to have separate Achievements

Microsoft has revealed a number of new details about Xbox One, including a significant upgrade to avatars.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 2:51PM in News
This is how Xbox One will help you avoid the trolls

This is how Xbox One will help you avoid the trolls

Microsoft has offered more details on its troll-avoiding Reputation system that will be used on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 12:41PM in News
Crackdown and Dead Rising 2 next up in Games With Gold

Crackdown and Dead Rising 2 next up in Games With Gold

Microsoft has named the two games that will feature this month in Xbox 360’s Games With Gold offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 10:43AM in News
My Little Pony avatar items hit Xbox Live

My Little Pony avatar items hit Xbox Live

Players are now able to kit out their Xbox Live avatar in a range of My Little Pony gear.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 3:38PM in News
Current Xbox Live infrastructure is "totally unacceptable" for free-to-play

Current Xbox Live infrastructure is "totally unacceptable" for free-to-play

Microsoft’s lengthy certification process for Xbox Live updates does not sit well with free-to-play, the CEO of Wargaming has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 9:10AM in News
Free Xbox Live Gold membership offered with Office 365 subscription

Free Xbox Live Gold membership offered with Office 365 subscription

Microsoft is offering a year’s free membership to Xbox Live Gold to those who subscribe to its Office 365 subscription plan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2013 at 1:26PM in News
Microsoft: Xbox Live growth led Entertainment division to profit in Q4

Microsoft: Xbox Live growth led Entertainment division to profit in Q4

A surge in Xbox Live revenue has helped Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices division to a profitable Q4 and full year for its fiscal 2013.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 19th 2013 at 7:45AM in News
Download whilst you play with Xbox One, confirms Microsoft

Download whilst you play with Xbox One, confirms Microsoft

Xbox One users will be able to simultaneously download content whilst playing games.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jul 17th 2013 at 10:35AM in News
New Xbox Live Rewards scheme will be detailed this September

New Xbox Live Rewards scheme will be detailed this September

Microsoft is revamping its Xbox Live Rewards scheme to prepare for the conversion from Microsoft Points to real money.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 11th 2013 at 11:50AM in News